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Tuesday, May 11, 1999 Published at 14:22 GMT 15:22 UK

Election campaign hits Commons
William Hague makes a fierce attack on Labour's record in local government, on the eve of town hall elections.
Hague lauds Labour 'convictions'
Hours before the polls open in the English local elections, Tory leader William Hague comes to verbal blows with the prime minister over Labour's record.
Trafford reflects national scene
Trafford, home of Manchester United football club, is the setting for a political battle of national significance in this week's local elections.
Blair warns against voter apathy
Prime Minister Tony Blair warns Labour supporters that the government's achievements are at risk if they are too complacent to vote in the local elections.
Elections in the shadow of Holyrood
The local government elections may have been overshadowed by polling for the Scottish Parliament but they are no less significant.
Labour salvo targets glum Tories
Labour supporters have been warned not to be complacent about next week's local elections.
Tories looking for gains
The local elections could provide the first major evidence of a rise in the Tories' fortunes under William Hague, a political expert predicts.
Labour fails in Lib Dem test
Secondary school class sizes are at their highest level for 20 years, according to the Liberal Democrats.
Edinburgh air miles row
At the start of the local authority elections campaign, a row has blown up within Edinburgh City Council involving the Lord Provost and the use of air miles.

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